2022 Season Competition Team Auditions

Audition applications are now CLOSED. Please email tammy.ocpaa@gmail.com if you plan to attend auditions this weekend or to get info on how to audition after this weekend.

August 7-8, 2021

OCPAA Competition Teams:

OCPAA Company – our intermediate-advanced competition team for all ages

OCPRO – our advanced level pre-professional competition team for ages 12+

Dance Club – our novice level pre-company team (no auditions – placement only)

  • Students auditioning for Company may be placed on Dance Club

OCPAA X – select company group dances (ages 7+) which will compete at company competitions as well as select conventions.

Audition Days/Times

Register for age level auditions – AGE AS OF JANUARY 1, 2022

*Students auditioning for OCPRO should ONLY register for the ONE OCPRO class.  The office will enroll them directly in the classes on 8/7 so you are not double charged. See below and Step 2 for more info.

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Age 5 and under | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Age 6-8 | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Age 9-10 | 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Age 11-12 | 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM all 12 year old dancers auditioning for OCPRO must come 8/7 and 8/8

Age 13+ | 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM One day only – all dancers auditioning for OCPRO and were not on OCPRO 2021 must come 8/7 and 8/8

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Age 5 and under | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Age 6-8 | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Age 9-10 | 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Age 11-12 | 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

OCPRO AUDITIONS: Age 12+ | 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM All NEW and RETURNING OCPRO Auditions *12 year olds auditioning for OCPRO come to this time only on 8/8

OCPRO

New OCPRO applicants must attend their age level audition on 8/7 and the OCPRO audition on 8/8 at 4:30 PM

Returning OCPRO attends only the 8/8 auditions at 4:30 PM

All OCPRO applicants should ONLY fill out the OCPRO application here: CLOSED

All OCPRO applicants should ONLY register on the portal for the one OCPRO audition class on 8/8. New applicants will be automatically enrolled in the 8/7 auditions for their age level.

Audition Steps – 5 total – Complete All

  • All steps must be completed by NEW and RETURNING competition team dancers
  • All steps must be completed whether present for auditions or not
  • All steps must be completed by August 5, 2021 unless otherwise indicated
  • Complete audition information is in the Audition Details Document linked below. Please carefully review it for the complete information and audition process.

Before you complete any steps please read the Audition Details Document in its entirety http://www.ocpaadance.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/2022-Season-Auditions-Details-v3.pdf

For planning purposes, here are the estimated required WEEKLY class amounts by general age levels. In addition to required classes there will also be several optional company only classes available for enrollment. Company dancers may also take supplemental classes from the recreational schedule.

Ages 4-5: 3 REQUIRED

Ages 5-6: 3-4 REQUIRED

Ages 6-7: 4-5 REQUIRED

Ages 7-8: 5-6 REQUIRED

Ages 8-10: 6-7 REQUIRED

Ages 10-12: 6-8 REQUIRED

Teens/Seniors: 6-8 REQUIRED

OCPRO: 7-9 REQUIRED

Step 1: Complete Audition Application by 8/5/21

  • Fill out the Company audition application here: CLOSED
  • Fill out the OCPRO audition application here: CLOSED
  • One application per student. Fill out another application for additional students in your family applying for a competition team.
  • Application includes option for company OCPAA X
  • Application includes group requests and solo/duet/trio requests
  • You will be able to indicate if you will miss in person auditions on this form
  • You will receive an email confirmation with the summary of your application

Step 2: Register for Auditions by 8/5/21

  • All students must register, whether they will attend in person or not
  • Families with a parent portal account should log in to their account and enroll in the appropriate class by filtering for the session “2022 Season Auditions”. You can also click the register button below but make sure you log on to your account!
  • Families that do not have a parent portal account set up yet should click below to enroll in the appropriate class
  • Register in the class per the student’s age as of Jan 1, 2022
  • Students auditioning for OCPRO should ONLY register for the ONE OCPRO class.  The office will enroll them directly in the classes on 8/7 so you are not double charged.
  • Ages 5-12 attend BOTH days
  • Ages 13-17
    • NEW and RETURNING COMPANY attend 8/7 ONLY
    • NEW OCPRO (ages 12+) attend 8/7 and 8/8 (not on OCPRO 2021)
    • RETURNING OCPRO attend 8/8 ONLY

Step 3: Pay all Audition Fees and 2022 Season Deposits by 8/6/2021

Fees will be automatically posted to your portal account when you register for the audition session above. All sibling and return team member discounts will be applied but the office directly after the student(s) are registered. Please review the Audition Details Document above for an outline of the audition fees.

Step 4: Complete the OCPAA 2022 Season Competition Team Policies Agreement Form by 8/5/21

Please carefully read and agree to/complete the 2022 Season Competition Team Policies Agreement found here:

https://forms.gle/tKGT5KB7DTBHUrTH8

– One form per FAMILY

– Make sure to list all dancers in the family applying for a competition team

– Dancers who do not have a completed policy agreement will not be placed in groups

Step 5: Bring 3×5 Index Cards to Auditions on 8/7/21

➔ We are requiring that each student bring one 3”x5” index card per GROUP they are requesting with the following info on ONE SIDE of each card. Please have the card in the horizontal orientation.

◆ Card # of # (number of groups requesting)

◆ OCPRO or COMPANY: write which one auditioning for

◆ First Name and Last Name

◆ Birthdate – Month, Day, Year

◆ Age as of Jan 1, 2022

◆ 2021 Team: list name of 2021 OCPAA team or write NEW if not on an OCPAA team in 2021

➔ OCPRO – please fill out at minimum 5 cards. New applicants should bring the cards on 8/7 and returning on 8/8.